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Michiko Wada Interview

Date: November 20, 2014
Location: Laguna Woods, California
Videographer: Larisa Proulx
Densho ID: ddr-manz-1-162
01:49:08
18 segments
Nisei female. Born in California. Grew up in Watts, California, where parents ran a grocery business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After the so-called ""loyalty questionnaire,"" transferred to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles.
This interview is part of the Manzanar National Historic Site Collection. Visit Densho for more information.

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Michiko Wada Interview
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California Parents' family backgrounds Segment 1 of 18 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California Parents' arranged marriage Segment 2 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California Childhood memories of Watts, California, helping at parents' grocery store Segment 3 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California Coping with father's arrest by the FBI Segment 4 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California First impressions of Manzanar Segment 5 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California Attending school in camp Segment 6 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California Memories of graduating in camp Segment 7 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California Working in the block manager's office in camp Segment 8 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California Memories of the "Manzanar Riot" Segment 9 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California Remembering the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" Segment 10 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California Reuniting with father in camp Segment 11 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California Transferring to Tule Lake because of the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" Segment 12 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history, Tule Lake
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California Attending Japanese language school at Tule Lake Segment 13 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California Coping with daily life at Tule Lake Segment 14 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California Brother and father sent to Department of Justice camps Segment 15 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California Leaving camp and returning to California Segment 16 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California Receiving redress check and apology Segment 17 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Laguna Woods, California Reflections Segment 18 of 18 [ Previous segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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